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Lepa sela lepo gore (1996)

At the Belgrade army hospital, casualties of Bosnian civil war are treated. In the hospital they remember their youth and the war. Two young boys, Halil, a Muslim, and Milan, a Serb, have ... See full summary »

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Dragan Bjelogrlic ...
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Dragan Maksimovic ...
Petar
Zoran Cvijanovic ...
Brzi
Milorad Mandic-Manda ...
Viljuska (as Milorad Mandic)
Dragan Petrovic-Pele ...
Laza (as Dragan Petrovic)
Lisa Moncure ...
Liza
Nikola Pejakovic ...
Halil
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic ...
Gvozden
Petar Bozovic ...
Sloba
Marko Kovijanic ...
Marko
Dragan Zaric ...
Nazim
Admir Sehovic ...
Mali Milan
Milos Djuricic ...
Mali Halil
Vera Dedovic ...
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At the Belgrade army hospital, casualties of Bosnian civil war are treated. In the hospital they remember their youth and the war. Two young boys, Halil, a Muslim, and Milan, a Serb, have grown up together near a deserted tunnel linking the Yugoslav cities of Belgrade and Zagreb. They never dare go inside, as they believe an ogre resides there. Twelve years later, during the Bosnian civil war, Milan, who is trapped in the tunnel with his troop, and Halil, find themselves on opposing sides, fatefully heading toward confrontation. Written by Saso Koren <saso.koren@guest.arnes.si>

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A szép falvak szépen égnek  »

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For the 100 days of the shoot, the only food for the crew was frozen hamburgers prepared in a microwave. See more »

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Igra rokenrol cela Jugoslavija
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must see take on the Bosnian war
10 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

A very powerful film. One of the best war/anti-war films I can remember, and there are a lot of them. Worth watching if only for a fantasy scene resembling a music video when over a rock song that translates essentially as "their dancing to rock and roll in jugoslavia and everything is going down the hole."

Mix of starkly realistic war footage and very black comedy. Essential for anyone who wants to understand any of the Balkan wars.


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